Grow | Autumn Harvest

Grow | Autumn Harvest

  Over the summer I have been craving a slower pace of life. I found myself desperately falling over myself to keep up with the cottage gardening jobs but never getting the time to actually enjoy being in the garden. So, for Autumn I am taking a page from some of...
Interview | Hugh Cassidy

Interview | Hugh Cassidy

I love growing an online community and when I see a chance to introduce someone to a wider audience I usually jump at it. I follow Hugh on Twitter (@Horti_Hugo) for his insights into the gardening world. This year I got all caught up in his Dahlia Wars and have...
Grow | Local

Grow | Local

Sometimes it feels like the universe is conspiring against you and I’m having one of those weeks where I’m being pulled along with gentle nods here and there that I’m right where I should be. It’s an odd feeling because usually, I feel like...
Grow | In Stills – The Cottage Garden Tour

Grow | In Stills – The Cottage Garden Tour

Today’s post is a little bit different. I have been hiding from my garden for a while and instead of writing a lengthy post I took a series of images of anything that caught my eye this week in the garden. I think my favourite is the wild rose and potatoes...
Grow | Reflections of Community

Grow | Reflections of Community

This June bank holiday I had the privilege of attending Bloom Fringe in Dublin Castle. I was expecting a fun outdoor experience where people came together and left inspired to try something new in their garden or whatever outdoor space they had. What I left with was...
Grow | What’s The Story, Rory?

Grow | What’s The Story, Rory?

Hello, It’s been a while since I have been on my blog and for those of you not taking part in the MKAL it’s been a while since you heard my voice in a new podcast episode and no, it has absolutely nothing to do with this wonderful bout of beautiful Spring...
Grow | Grow Like You Mean It!

Grow | Grow Like You Mean It!

It’s April and you’re inspired to give growing your own food a chance this year but you are so stuffed with chocolate eggs and that wind howling around your house is enough to make you cling to the couch and watch re-runs of your favourite comedy show....
Grow | A Botanical Adventure

Grow | A Botanical Adventure

Welcome to March on the blog and the start of Get Up and Grow campagain. It has been a little quiet around here and let me tell you why….   I have been trying to record the March and April sections of the podcast so that I can cover Edinburgh Yarn Festival...
Grow | February in the Cottage Garden

Grow | February in the Cottage Garden

This post contains no affiliate links This weekend I have been cleaning and planning in earnest for the growing season ahead. I have ordered my potatoes and any extra seeds that I need to top up my collection for this year. If you would like to join us then read on:...